Review: The Original Fiorellas’ Cafe in Gentilly

Jun 24, 2016 478

At the Original Fiorellas' Cafe, tradition is everything. Though it sits in a nondescript strip mall on Franklin Avenue, the bright red and white awning with the signature script is an easy giveaway of what's in store.

Brothers Kelly and Calcie Fiorella opened the Gentilly restaurant in early 2016, pledging to honor their father's French Quarter institution with the original recipes and the same casual and welcoming atmosphere (C.J. Fiorella sold his French Quarter business in 1999, and that restaurant is temporarily closed, following a kitchen fire in March).

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